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Seed for food plots available

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife … Read more

Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/15/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

My students read, watch and discuss one of Shakespeare’s plays (I select a different play each semester). Frank Wadsworth’s article, published in World Book Encyclopedia, pointed out that no manuscripts … Read more

The Civil War – History of 5th Mississippi, Part 3

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

The history of the 5th Mississippi Infantry continues, following the regiment’s action in the Battle of Peachtree Creek, Georgia on July 20, 1864.

“Under the command of Lieut.-Col. John B. Herring, the regiment took part with … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/15/15

The Choctaw County Sheriff’s department filed 46 miscellaneous incident reports and 13 incident offense reports.

7/2/15 Russell Dale Tennyson, w/m, 12/20/75, CSO; joyriding
7/3/15 Sammy Bagwell, w/m, 12/29/68, CSO; public drunk
7/4/15 Marsha Ellington, w/f, 5/17/56, CSO; trespassing… Read more

Lane looking forward to first season

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

Former Ackerman High School standout Quinton Lane is excited about the upcoming football season for the University of South Alabama.

Lane, who signed with the Jaguars last December, went through spring training with USA and … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/15/15

Broken Wings Christian Women’s Job Corps Aug. 11
Broken Wings Ministries Christian Women’s Job Corps is taking applications for classes until June 25. Applications may be picked up at the Broken Wings office. The twenty-five weeks program will include Bible … Read more

Mississippi State announces 2015 volleyball schedule

From school reports

Sixteen home matches, two home tournaments, six NCAA participants and the reigning NCAA National Champion highlight the 2015 schedule for the Mississippi State volleyball Bulldogs.

“We’re excited about the upcoming season,” first-year coach David McFatrich said. “Some … Read more

Choctaw County, FCA have some new region opponents

By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

While Choctaw County High School’s road to the MHSAA Class 3A State Football Playoffs will only be slightly different in 2015 than it was in 2014, the Panthers of French Camp Academy will have have … Read more